DCRYPT file format description

Many people share .dcrypt files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dcrypt file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dcrypt files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dcrypt - DummyLocker Ransomware Encrypted Data

The DCRYPT file is a DummyLocker Ransomware Encrypted Data. DummyLocker Ransomware is a malware that locks your computer or encrypts your files.

Malware files
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DummyLocker Ransomware Encrypted Data related extensions:
Globe Ransomware Encrypted Data
Litar Ransomware Encrypted Data
CIH Virus Data
Sigrun Ransomware Encrypted Data
Lilocked Ransomware Encrypted Data
VVOA Ransomware Encrypted Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dcrypt file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dcrypt files. Be especially cautious with .dcrypt files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dcrypt file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dcrypt file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

crypt, wcrypt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Webcrypto-crypt Encrypted Data
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Operating systems

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